John McCarthy Roll , who rose from bailiff to become chief judge of Arizona’s federal courts, was killed in Tucson because he dropped by a political event to thank U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords for her help with a shortage of jurists in their state.
After a decade of dealmaking at Morgan Stanley in the Middle East, Peter Fort swapped Dubai’s International Financial Centre for a career promoting investment into one of the United Arab Emirates’ lesser-known sheikhdoms.
New York police are taking extra safety measures at transit hubs in the city on the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, as terrorists seek new ways to conceal bombs, including human implants.
The Senate’s banking panel approved Senator Christopher Dodd’s financial-rules overhaul, advancing the Obama administration’s call for the biggest restructuring of Wall Street oversight since the 1930s.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, among the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds, is curbing reliance on outside fund managers and reducing holdings in developed- world shares in favor of emerging market investments.